Fanni facing four weeks out

Marseille defender suffers broken toe

Rod Fanni: Expected to be out for up to four weeks after breaking his toe

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Marseille have been dealt an untimely blow by the news that Rod Fanni is to be sidelined for four weeks with a foot injury.

The defender suffered a broken toe during Tuesday's UEFA Champions League clash with Arsenal.

He was able to complete the full 90 minutes at Emirates Stadium, but complained of having a sore toe at the end of a 0-0 draw.

He was sent for medical tests and scans have revealed that he has suffered a fracture.

Fanni is now set to sit out a number of important fixtures, handing coach Didier Deschamps an unwelcome selection dilemma.

It is expected that the France international will miss a number of domestic games, including a crunch clash with Paris St Germain on 26th November.

The 29-year-old will also sit out crucial European dates with Olympiakos and Borussia Dortmund.